[Hijab Ban verdict] Why the Karnataka High Court held that wearing hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam

The Court held that the petitioners "miserably failed" to prove that wearing of hijab was an inviolable practice of Islam, much less an essential one.
Quran, Hijab and Karnataka High Court
Quran, Hijab and Karnataka High Court

In a decision that significantly impacts female Muslim students in State colleges, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday held that wearing of hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam.

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